$projecthp

Search:

Type: Posts; User: SebringBill; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 16 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    8
    Views
    2,320

    Here's a few pics: The trans mount (bottom of car...

    Here's a few pics: The trans mount (bottom of car is to the right...); next 4: out for a little repair in 2013; the last is the installation with a correct 57 shift lever & custom 5-spd plate....
  2. Replies
    8
    Views
    2,320

    I put a Richmond Street 5-spd in my 57 in 2002....

    I put a Richmond Street 5-spd in my 57 in 2002. Only 2 modifications: 1) had to get a fine-spline yoke for the driveshaft (still using the stock driveshaft) & had to fabricate a new trans mount. No...
  3. Replies
    168
    Views
    40,611

    Getting closer...2242322424

    Getting closer...2242322424
  4. Replies
    168
    Views
    40,611

    Progress today:224012240222403crank/cam/pistons...

    Progress today:224012240222403crank/cam/pistons heads/lifters/rockers all assembled. Letting everything sit for a few days, then retourqe & check it all again next week when I hope to get it buttoned...
  5. Replies
    10
    Views
    2,893

    Update: listing ended at 8:39 pm (EST) "because...

    Update: listing ended at 8:39 pm (EST) "because the item is no longer for sale." Didn't say it sold so...
  6. Replies
    10
    Views
    2,893

    Don't get me started on that one... The Motorama...

    Don't get me started on that one... The Motorama Corvette was EX-52. Though EX-122 may be considered a "53" it was assigned that number in 1957 when it was sold to Russ Sanders (since it didn't have...
  7. Replies
    168
    Views
    40,611

    Well, there was nobody else in the garage (except...

    Well, there was nobody else in the garage (except our garage cat Miss Snot, & she professed complete innocence), & I did it, so I accept responsibility for my cerebral flatulence. The small good news...
  8. Replies
    10
    Views
    2,893

    After looking at the pics a bit closer, I don't...

    After looking at the pics a bit closer, I don't see a whole lotta cloth mat that should be everywhere on this car...
  9. Replies
    168
    Views
    40,611

    Now working on the next engine swap - mine! (Had...

    Now working on the next engine swap - mine! (Had a catastrophic engine failure due to a catastrophic brain failure - changed the filter & lubed all 24 grease fittings, then forgot to add oil...got...
  10. Replies
    10
    Views
    2,893

    Another Bogus 53?

    This brings back memories (ie 53 #029)...this link is to a 53 for sale on ebay right now...
    ...
  11. Replies
    168
    Views
    40,611

    A little update - not much more done but...

    A little update - not much more done but clutter...19993
  12. Question: No myth about a 53 with a steel hood. It's #1056,...

    No myth about a 53 with a steel hood. It's #1056, I've not only seen it but George McGriff (the GM engineer I mentioned earlier in this post) confirmed it to me in 2003 as he was the one who built...
  13. Replies
    8
    Views
    2,112

    You'll have some info dropped in your lap when...

    You'll have some info dropped in your lap when you least expect it! That seems to be how it goes...no giving up allowed!
  14. Replies
    3
    Views
    959

    Put a Richmond Street 5-spd in my 57 in 2002....

    Put a Richmond Street 5-spd in my 57 in 2002. Bolted right on the bellhousing & I still am using the original driveshaft! Had to get a new front yoke/u-joint (large diameter fine spline) and...
  15. Question: 33 1953 Corvettes were there (the largest single...

    33 1953 Corvettes were there (the largest single gathering of '53s at that time) and all the folks in the front were original '53 line workers/engineers/etc. They had never been honored before (and...
  16. Question: Ralph - First, thank you for arranging the...

    Ralph - First, thank you for arranging the "opening" of the Flint assembly building. When I stood on top of it and took this pic it was the closest thing to a Corvette religious moment I ever had....
  17. Question: Say hi George if you see him...I had the pleasure...

    Say hi George if you see him...I had the pleasure of driving him in the SACC 50th anniversary parade in Flint in 2003. Boy did he have some good stories about early production, making that steel hood...
  18. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,294

    Just drive faster! Works for me - especially in...

    Just drive faster! Works for me - especially in the rain!
  19. Replies
    23
    Views
    4,182

    Was afraid of that...hope the Chevy dealer comes...

    Was afraid of that...hope the Chevy dealer comes through.
  20. Replies
    23
    Views
    4,182

    Have you tried contacting Ken Kayser? He's...

    Have you tried contacting Ken Kayser? He's picked up the torch from Mike Hunt who kept the Research Project 56-7 (the original "registry" of 56 & 57 Corvettes) kwkvette57@aol.com If you have the...
  21. Replies
    23
    Views
    4,182

    I know this stuff can be frustrating. I'm hoping...

    I know this stuff can be frustrating. I'm hoping that KS keeps records back that far. When I bought my 58, my 56 and my 57 (all in FL) I wrote Tallahassee for a "body file" and received all info...
  22. Replies
    168
    Views
    40,611

    This goes back a coupla years but I just figgered...

    This goes back a coupla years but I just figgered out how to link it here...
    My first Special Guest:
    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=2528044373073
  23. Replies
    168
    Views
    40,611

    Project Creep Continues

    (John - that title's for you!) Finally managed to mount this gem on the Garage Mahal wall today:14519 Got it while building was going on but never have found the time to put it up. I did test it...
  24. Replies
    4
    Views
    2,044

    Question: What Tom said is probably correct. The cap is...

    What Tom said is probably correct. The cap is NOT a 58, as those had only 3 "spines" as opposed to 6 on yours.
  25. I'll wager more than the price Lance bought/sold...

    I'll wager more than the price Lance bought/sold it for!
Results 1 to 25 of 394
Page 1 of 16 1 2 3 4